On Wednesday 22 February South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan delivered his 2017 Budget Speech in Parliament. The Minister’s budget speech occurred against a challenging political background where there is ongoing competition between Treasury and the Presidency for influence over procurement through and finance for state-owned entities, preferential procurement measures to expedite black inclusion in the economy and private sector influence over economic policy decisions.

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